PD Fluid Overload Linked with Peritonitis from Gut Pathogens

PD patients with extra fluid in their bodies are at a significantly higher risk for peritonitis due to gut bacteria, finds a study of 138 patients. Patients in the highest third for intra-and extracellular water were at the highest risk.

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Tags: Body Composition, Overhydration, Peritoneal Dialysis, Peritonitis

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